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Arunachal: Olen Megu Damin selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 2022

First Published: 29th February, 2024 11:47 IST

Damin, who hails from Mebo in East Siang district, is a renowned artist, curator and choreographer of folk and traditional music and dance.

In a proud moment for Arunachal Pradesh, Olen Megu Damin has been selected for the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 2022 for her contributions in the field of folk and traditional music and dance.

She is among the 92 artists selected for the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2022 and 2023.

Damin, who hails from Mebo in East Siang district, is a renowned artist, curator and choreographer of folk and traditional music and dance.

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu congratulated Damin for her success and said, “Matter of pride for Adi community & Arunachal Pradesh!

Heartiest congratulations to Ms Olen Megu Damin on being selected for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Award 2022 for her commendable contributions to folk and traditional music and dance. The highest award in the realm of performing art is a well-deserved recognition to her highest standards of excellence and achievements.

Hailing from Mebo Sub-Division in East Siang District, Ms Damin is a renowned teacher, artist, curator and choreographer. A vibrant personality, she is also an active social worker, who works for the welfare of women of Adi community.

May she continue to inspire through her dedication and exceptional work.”

The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award also known as the ‘Akademi Puraskar’ is the highest national recognition in the field of performing arts.

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